The Practice Blawg is an extension of practicelaw.org, the Minnesota State Bar Association’s online resource center. The blog’s authors and editors are MSBA staff members who oversee and maintain practicelaw and other MSBA online services. Opinions of individual authors do not represent the views or opinions of the Minnesota State Bar Association.
Nancy Hupp is the practicelaw Director at the MSBA, where she plans, solicits, drafts, and edits practice-related content for practicelaw. After graduating from the University of Illinois College of Law in 1983, she worked in a mid-size civil practice firm in St. Paul specializing in real estate matters. She then left private practice and started teaching. She taught as an Assistant Professor in Hamline University’s undergraduate Legal Studies Department and later, as an Adjunct Writing Professor at William Mitchell College of Law. She and her husband have three children and live in Minneapolis.
Andrea Hable joined the practicelaw staff in July 2009 as an attorney editor. She is a 2008 graduate of William Mitchell College of Law, where she was an editor for the William Mitchell Law Review. Andrea splits her time between work at practicelaw and building and maintaining a solo practice in the trust and estate planning area.
Bob Striker is the Director of Online Services of the Minnesota State Bar Association. He is a 1994 graduate of the University of Wisconsin School of Law. Before joining the MSBA, Bob practiced in the areas of real estate, corporate, and energy law. Bob spent the first 15 years of his practice at a large Minneapolis law firm before establishing a solo practice. Bob lives in South Minneapolis with his wife and two sons.
Leslie Matton-Flynn is primarily behind the scenes helping to edit and bring sanity to the blog. She is the practicelaw production manager for the MSBA and works closely with Bob and Nancy and other editors on practicelaw content. She is responsible for the design, production, review and revision of legal forms and related materials for practicelaw.